Download e-book for kindle: Academic Library Website Benchmarks by Primary Research Group

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The 116-page examine provides information from 50 faculties and universities approximately their educational library improvement and administration rules. The learn is helping its readers solution questions reminiscent of: how many of educational libraries lately undertook, or plan within the close to destiny, a tremendous site remodel? What are the ambitions of the web site redesigns? How is the tutorial library site staffed? what's the position of the significant collage IT division? How have site usability stories been performed and via whom? Have open air specialists performed a job? what number libraries have ancillary websites or presences on fb, Instagram, Pinterest and different cyber websites? what percentage libraries have committees to supervise their web pages? What do librarians think about the simplest unmarried items and concepts that experience helped their web pages during the last few years?

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63 percent. Survey participants do not expect this to change much over the next year, as they expect a mean of just a 1 percent increase in spending on the library budget over this time. While two participants do expect spending to decrease by 20 percent (both of them community colleges with less than 2,500 students), the majority of libraries in the sample do not expect it to change at all, resulting in a median of 0 percent. The high here is an expected 25 percent increase. Spending on Freelancers and Outside Programmers The libraries in the sample spent a mean of $2,612 for outside programmers, consultants, and freelancers to alter, upgrade, or service in any way the library website.

9 percent and the latter an even 60 percent. 62 percent for those schools with 15,000 or more students. 38 percent) of them say the library website is run by library IT staff. 05 percent say it is run by a central college website staff. Two-thirds of these PhD-granting colleges and research universities say the website is run by library IT staff and none of them say it is run by the central college website staff. 33 percent of the former saying it’s run by library IT staff and exactly half of the latter saying the same.

Broken out by type of college. 15: How many full-time equivalent library staff positions are devoted to the technological aspects of running the library website? Broken out by public or private status of the college. 16: How many full-time equivalent library staff positions are devoted to the technological aspects of running the library website? Broken out by full-time equivalent student enrollment of the college. 17: How is the library website handled on a day-to-day basis? 18: How is the library website handled on a day-to-day basis?

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